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Future College Students, Don’t Fear.

Simple Solutions to Future College Student’s Biggest Fears: To college-bound Juniors and Seniors: Going off to college is a time of great excitement: it’s a time of making new friends, trying new things and finding your independence.  However, it can … Continue reading

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Top 5 Tips for Parents with College Bound Students

 To Parents of Juniors/Seniors  As I turn the calendar page to October, I recall that fall is for…pumpkins, sweaters, football, and phone calls from FRANTIC parents of college bound juniors and seniors. Even those parents who are historically disciplined about … Continue reading

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Top 5 Tips for Juniors / Seniors

Realizing that you may be feeling inundated with opinions, instructions, demands, assessments, and requirements right about now, I synthesized this Top 5 tips list for you: Start early!  Begin thinking about and working on applications during spring of your junior … Continue reading

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Top 5 tips for Parents (early on)

Parenting Your Kids With an Eye Toward College As I’ve discussed before, parents continually question me about how to support and guide their children without being overbearing or controlling.  The goal is to engender in your children a love of … Continue reading

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Top 5 Tips for Aspiring College Athletes

For some students, playing college sports is a lifetime dream. Identifying appropriate colleges is the most important factor in the recruiting process.  I know of many hopeful athletes who have spent more money chasing scholarship offers than the actual value … Continue reading

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Adventurous YOU!

A student recently asked me how she should approach making new friends when she goes off to college.  In my role as an independent educational consultant, I don’t consider my work complete when clients get their acceptance letters.  I spend … Continue reading

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Recommendations are Highly Recommended: PART 2

Fine Tune Your Recommendations If you think of teacher and counselor recommendations as being outside your control, you are missing a BIG opportunity. Although you won’t see what your recommenders submit on your behalf, you are most certainly able to … Continue reading

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Recommendations are Highly Recommended: PART 1

Count how many times I use some form of the word “recommend” in this blog entry! Two teacher recommendations are requested by most colleges, in addition to one from your high school counselor. The purpose of these recommendations is to … Continue reading

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Show You’re Interested

Anything you can do to separate yourself from the pack of college applicants will work to your advantage. One area that many prospective college students overlook is Demonstrated Interest. How will your target schools know you are interested in attending … Continue reading

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Applying the Lessons I Learned at Harvard Business School to the College Application Process

The College Application Process is Like Building a Business or Selling a Product Once you submit your application, regional admissions officers will read your application which, for most schools, consists of some numbers (transcript, test scores), some essays, a few … Continue reading

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